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Proximity

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noun

The state or quality of being near (in place, time, order, causation, relationship, etc.)


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Word origin: Latin proximitās, from proximus, nearest

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Re: mammary gland of male in mammals

... only experience this spike in the production of prolactin because of pregnancy. Again, it is often forgotten that male partners, living in close proximity to their pregnant partner too experience a spike in prolactin. Depending on the emotional involvement of the male partner, he will start to ...

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by Annij
Sun Nov 03, 2013 4:47 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mammary gland of male in mammals
Replies: 18
Views: 15604

Re: Resonance transfer

... as red light. This energy transfer can only occur if the two fluorochromes are very close to each other in space, so it can be used to probe for proximity. For instance, if you have two biomolecules that you think dock together, you can put the first fluorochrome on one and the second fluorochrome ...

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by jonmoulton
Fri Jun 07, 2013 3:20 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Resonance transfer
Replies: 1
Views: 633

Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable

... cells from a suspect. However, blood cells and cheek cells are clearly different. The process of cell differentiation is not fully understood. Proximity is somehow involved. During early development, cells in contact with each other generally develop into similar tissue. While other cells also ...

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by DougB
Thu May 03, 2012 2:48 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable
Replies: 12
Views: 20454

Re: Questions about catalase

... I have the impression that peroxisomes are like little fume hoods that isolate and mop up stuff like H2O2 and are not normally located in any proximity to the cellular membrane. Is this so? I notice companies sell antibodies to catalases - so are they able to get these into the cells, or can ...

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by camo789
Tue Apr 10, 2012 5:48 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Questions about catalase
Replies: 5
Views: 70282

Phosphate bioavailability in soil

... to get rid of nettles in my back garden. I have read in various other botanical forums that nettles have a high phosphate demand and grow well in proximity of rubble. I have hoed and cleaned well the soil of all debris. (including rubble) the garden looked a bit like a land fill after years and ...

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by BruceWayne
Fri Mar 23, 2012 12:52 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Phosphate bioavailability in soil
Replies: 9
Views: 4214
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